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Find the sew-alongs for sewing patterns from your favourite dressmaking designers all in one place!

Baste and Gather | By Hand London  |  Capital Chic  | Christine Haynes  | Closet Case Files  |  Colette  |  Grainline Studio  |  Jennifer Lauren Vintage  |  Megan Nielsen  |  Schnittchen  | Sewaholic  |  Sew Over It  | The Avid Seamstress  |  Thread Theory  | Tilly and the Buttons |  True Bias  |

 

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birkin+flares+testers-1Birkin flares: Part 1: Sourcing fabric and other supplies, Part 2: Tracing the Pattern & Cutting your fabric, Part 3: Yoke, Back legs and pockets, Part 4: Front zip fly, Part 5: Front pockets,

 

 

 

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Charlotte Skirt By Hand LondonCharlotte Skirt: Getting ready, #1 Tracing and cutting, #2 Assembling the skirt, #3 Peplum and ruffles, Bonus post – lining, #5 Hemming and Sew & Tell.

 

 


Elisalex dress By Hand London sew along

Elisalex dressGetting readyChoosing fabric#1 Tracing and cuttingZippers for reversalex#2 Full bust adjustment for princess seams#3 Assembling the bodice (with sleeves)#4 Assembling the body (sleeveless)How to ad side seam pockets#5 Assembling and attaching the tulip skirt#6 Reversalex and skirt alternatives#7 Zippers, hems & finishing touches and Sew & Tell.

 


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Victoria Blazer: Getting ready, #1 Tracing and cutting, #2 Assembling the shell, #3 Setting the pockets, #4 Prepping the collar, lapels and cuffs, #5 Sleeves, #6 Finishing touches and The round-up party.

 

 


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Anna dress: Getting ready, #1 Fabric, #2 Tracing and altering the pattern, #3 Cutting and marking your fabric, #4 Assembling the bodice, #5 Assembling the skirt, #6 Zipper and finishing touches, Small Bust Adjustment and Some of yours!

 

 


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Georgia dress: Getting ready, #1 Choosing fabric, #2 Finding your size and prepping the pattern, #3 FBA and SBA, #4 Cutting your fabric, #5 Assembling the bodice with skinny straps, #6 The wide collar straps, #7 Assembling the skirt and attaching the bodice, #8 Bonus strapless variation, #9 Zippers and hems and The round-up!

 


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Flora dressGetting ready#1 Choosing fabrics#2 Finding your size and tracing the pattern#3 FBA and SBA#4 Fixing a gaping or tight back#5 Lengthening and shortening the bodice#6 Cutting, marking and stabilising your fabric#7 Assembling your faux-wrap bodice#8 Assembling your tank bodice#9 Assembling the skirt pieces and skirt version#10 Joining the skirt to the bodice and inserting the zipper and your makes!


By Hand London V1 Holly playsuit The Fold Line

Holly Jumpsuit: Getting Ready#1 Gathering supplies and #2 Finding your size and tracing#3 Cutting fabric#4 Assembling bodice variation 1#5 Sleeves variation 1#6 Buttonholes#7 Bodice variation 2#8 Bias binding variation 2#9 Assembling the trousers#10 Zippers and waistbands #11 Hems. Fitting: #1 Altering the bodice, #2 How to fit a neckline, #3 FBA variation 1, #4 FBA variation 2, #5 SBA variation 1, #6 SBA variation 2, #7 Altering the crotch, #8 Full and fat butt adjustments, #9 Swayback adjustment, #10 Tips and tricks.


By Hand London Kim dress The Fold Line

Kim dress: Getting ready, #1 Fabrics, #2 Finding your size, Alterations – the bodice, Alterations – fitting neckline, Alterations – FBA, Alterations – SBA, Alterations – Full butt adjustment variation 1, Alterations – Grading between sizes at hips, Alterations – tummy adjustment variation 1, Alterations – swayback adjustment, #3 cutting fabric, #4 assembling the bodice, #4 assembling skirt variation 1, #5 assembling skirt variation 2, #6 waistline and zippers, #7 hem and Your Makes!


Sarah shirt By Hand London The Fold Line

Sarah Shirt: Getting ready, Hacking and embellishing, adjust your pattern, cutting marking and stabilising your fabric, assembling the shirt, sleeves, collar and placket, buttons and finishing.

 

 


v4a5920_copy_1024x1024Charlie Dress: Pattern hacking, sizing and patterns, pattern adjustment, pattern adjustment FBA’s and SBA’s, grading between sizes, cutting your fabric, assembling the bodice, assembling the skirt V1, assembling the skirt V2, zips and hems

 

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Capital Chic Cosmopolitan dressCosmopolitan dressIntro, Making and shaping your lace trim, Applying the lace trim, Leg slit variation, The zip and Rousseau loops.

 

 

 


Capital Chic Bellini blouseBellini blouse: Intro, Printing and assembling your PDF pattern, Designing your blouse – Choosing a fabric (or fabrics), Designing your blouse – embellishment, Determining your size, and some common pattern alterations, Guest post on the full bust adjustment from Kadiddlehopper, Guest post on grading up from Another Little Crafty Creation, Cutting and interfacing, Sewing the shoulder seams, Assembling the collar, Attaching the collar and front facings (part 1), Attaching the collar and front facings (part 2), Binding the armholes, Side seams, Finishing the facings, Machine rolled hem, Buttons and buttonholes, Finished projects.

 

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emery-dressEmery dress: Inspiration, Fabric and notions, Preparing, Making a muslin, How to do a full bust adjustment, How to do a small bust adjustment, How to do a wide shoulder adjustment, How to do a narrow shoulder adjustment, Sewing the bodice and lining, Sewing the collar, Peter pan collar alteration, Skirt and pockets, How to install an invisible zip, Sewing the bodice lining, Setting the sleeves, Making it sleeveless, Bow and hem and Bias binding.

 


marianne-1000pxlMarianne dress: Welcome, Styling, Supplies, Choosing a size, Tips and tricks for knits, Cutting your fabric, Sewing the collar, Sewing the yoke, Sewing the shoulder seams, neck binding, Sewing with sleeves, The side seams, Cuffs and buttons and Hemming.

 


Sylvie-Both-Views-2Sylvie dress: Online sew-along with CreativeLive.

 

 

 


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Closet-Case-Files-Clare-coat-dressmaking-Pattern-The-Fold-LineClare Coat: #1 Style inspiration, #2 Wool coating fabrics, #3 Coat making supplies, #4 Raglan sleeve adjustment, #5 FBA and length adjustment, #6 Cutting and interfacing, #7 Assembling view A body, #8 Assembling view B body, #9 View A side seams, #10 Sewing raglan sleeves, #11 Attaching the collars, #12 Installing the zipper placket, #13 Sewing the lining & facing, #14 Bagging a coat lining.

 


Ginger jeans Closet Case Files The Fold Line

Ginger Jeans: Sourcing denim, #2 Supplies, #3 Personalising, #4 Seam finishes, #5 Basic fitting, #6 Cutting denim, #7 Front pockets, #8 Fly front, #9 Back seams, #10 Side seams, #11 Waistband, #12 Back pockets, #13 Belt loops & Hems, #14 Rivets & Buttons.

 


Nettie Closet Case Files The Fold Line

Nettie dress and bodysuit: #1 Fabric, #2 Supplies, #3 Inspiration & hacking, #4 Prepping the pattern, #5 Cutting fabric, #6 Attaching neck binding, #7 Adding a shelf bra and fan cups, #8 Attaching sleeves, #9 Finishing the bodysuit.

 


Bombshell Closet Case Files The Fold Line

Bombshell: #1 Fabric & supplies, #2 Preparing pattern, #3 Cutting fabric, #4 View A front lining & bust ruching, #5 Assembling the front & back, #6 Inserting leg elastic, #7 Making a bikini top for view C, #8 Finishing View A, #9 Finishing view B.

 

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Phoebe dress Colette The Fold Line

Phoebe dress: #1 Getting started, #2 Gathering fabrics, #3 Basic fitting, #4 Bust adjustments 0-16, #5 Bust adjustments 18-26, #6 Shoulder adjustments, #7 Cutting and prep, #8 Darts and seams, #9 Bodice lining and skirt version 1, #10 Bodice lining and skirt version 2, #11 Inserting zipper, #12 Buttons and hem, #13 Your makes.

 

 


Aster shirt Colette The Fold Line

Aster: #1 Getting ready, #2 Gathering fabric and supplies, #3 Cutting and fitting, #4 Bust adjustments, #5 Staystitching and interfacing, #6 Bust darts and shoulder pleats, #7 Sewing the yoke, #8 Sewing the side seams and placket, #9 Sleeves version 1 & 3, #10 Sleeves Version 2, #11 Hem and your makes.

 

 


Dahlia dress Colette

Dahlia dress: #1 Getting ready, #2 Gathering fabrics and supplies, #3 Fit and cutting, #4 Ragland seam bust adjustments, #5 Darts and bodice gathers, #6 Seams and yoke, #7 Sew and attach skirt v1, #8 Sew and attach skirt v2, #9 Install zipper, #10 Sleeves and neckline v1, #11 Neckline and straps v2, #12 Hem and #13 Your makes.

 

 


Myrtle dress Colette The Fold Line

Myrtle dress: #1 Getting ready, #2 Gathering fabric and supplies, #3 Fitting and cutting, #4 FBA, #5 SBA, #6 Shoulder and hem back bodice, #7 Shoulder, side and armhole seams, #8 The skirt, #9 Elastic and Hem and #10 Your makes.

 

 


Moneta Colette The Fold Line

Moneta: #1 Getting ready, #2 Gather fabric and supplies, #3 Sewing and fitting knits, #4 Bodice, #5 Sew and attach collar v1, #6 Sleeves and neckline v2 & 3, #7 Skirt, #8 Skirt and hem, #9 Your makes.

 

 

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alder shirtdress - grainline studio sewalong - find out more here Alder Shirtdress: #1 Fabric & Supplies, #2 selecting your size, #3 specific fit adjustments, #4 assembling your button bands, #5 darts and pockets, #6 yoke method 1, #7 yoke method 2, #8 side seams and skirts, #9 attaching the collar, #10 armhole binding, #11 hem, #12 buttons and buttoholes, mandarin collar variation.

 

 


grainline studio archer shirt sewalong - find out more here

Archer Shirt: #1 assembling the pattern, #2 cutting the fabric, #3 selecting and applying the interface, #4 making the button bands, #5 attaching your pockets, #6 assembling the back views a and b, #7 attaching the yoke method 1, #8 attaching the yoke method 2, #9 sleeve plackets, #10 sleeves and side seams, #11 attaching and assembling the collar, #12 cuffs and hems, #13 buttons and buttonholes.

 


grainline studio - cascade duffle coat sewalong

Cascade Coat:  #1 announcement and schedule, #2 gathering your supplies, #3 cutting and prepping your pieces, #4 assembling fronts backs and pockets, #5 making your own toggle closures, #6 front bands view A, #7 front bands view B, #8 attaching your toggles, #9 side seams and sleeves, #10 collar, #11 hood, #12 assembling lining and facings, #13 lining your coat, #14 alternative yardages.

 


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Tamarack Jacket: Supply list,  assembling your quilted pieces, inserting welt pockets, applying the binding, setting snaps

 

 

 


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Farrow Dress: Gathering Supplies

 

 

 

 

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Jennifer Lauren vintage sew alongsFelicity dress: Stabilising seams and selecting fabric, assembling PDF, Lengthening and shortening the bodice, Small bust adjustment, Full bust adjustment and pivoting darts, How to remove yoke pockets, Grading at the hips with yoke pockets, Assembling the bodice, Stay stitching and darts and Gathering the front.

 

 


Jennifer Lauren Vintage Bronte top sew alongBronte top: Choosing knits, Sewing machine settings for knits, adjusting pattern piece length, Full bust adjustment, attaching binding, Basting shoulders and inserting sleeves, Side seams and lemmings and finishing the necklines.

 

 

 

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screen-shot-2016-12-10-at-12-34-38Dove Blouse: 
French darts, sewing the centre front seams, sewing the neckline facing, finish the facing edges, sewing flared cuffs, setting in the sleeve, hem flared sleeves, sewing hemline facing.

 

 


Briar sweater Megan NielsenBriar sweater and top: Sew the curved patch pocket, Sew the square patch pocket, Neckline binding, Neckline band, Sleeve insertion and side seam, Hemming, Alternate method for sewing a neckline, Easiest knit neckline.

 

 


MN2203-finished-garment-7_grandeTania Culottes: How to lengthen, How to sew an invisible zipper, 3 ways to sew a rolled hem.

 

 

 


Cascade skirtCascade skirt: How to sew french seams, 3 ways to sew a rolled hem.

 

 

 


Kelly_AW2011_2Kelly skirt: 6 seam finishes and when to use them, How to sew buttons on using your machine, How to sew an easy scallop hem, Hand sewn hems.

 

 


Crescent blouse Megan NielsenCrescent blouse: How to make bias tape, How to sew french seams, 3 ways to sew a rolled hem.

 

 

 


Eucalypt woven tank top and dressEucalypt woven tank: Raising the armscye, Sew French seams, How to make bias tape.

 

 

 


Darling Ranges Megan Nielsen

Darling ranges dress and tunic: Preparation, Constructing the bodice, Skirt & Pockets, Attaching the skirt & bodice, Placket & neckline, Sleeveless version, Attaching the sleeves, Hemming, Ties & Belt loops, Closures.

 

 

 

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Luna Dress SchnittchenLuna Dress

 

 

 


Katha tunic SchnittchenKatha Tunic

 

 

 


Catrin sweater SchnittchenCatrin Shirt

 

 

 


Julie dress Schnittchen

Julie Dress

 

 


Judith jumpsuit Schnittchen

Judith Jumpsuit

 

 

 

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Belcarra blouse sewaholic patterns sewalongBelcarra Blouse#1: Preparing and Cutting your Fabric, Gathering Supplies#2: Sewing the Pocket, Sewing Sleeve Tucks#3:Attaching Sleeves, Sewing Shoulders and Side Seams#4: Neck Binding#5: Attaching the Sleeve Cuff/Band#6: Hemming our Blouses, and Giveaway Open!

 


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Crescent Skirt: #1: Q&A and Schedule#2: Choosing Your Fabric#3: My Fabric Choice#4: Ready, Set, Prepare!#5: Supply List & Let’s Get Started!#6: Making the Muslin, Part 1#7: Muslin Part 2 and Gathering Tips#8: Grading It Up#9: Fitting the Muslin#10: A Pre-Sewing Checklist#11: Fusible Interfacing Tips#12: Sewing Slash Pockets#13: How to Reinforce Centre Front#14: Gathering!#15: Sewing French Seams#16: Sewing the Waistband and Waistband Facing#17: Trim Ideas for the Waistband#18: Attaching the Waistband#19: Adding a Lining#20: Sewing the Zipper to the Facing#21: Sewing the Zipper#22: Understitching, Topstitching and Ditch-Stitching#23: A Skirt Hem with Seam Binding


Gabriola skirt sewaholic sewalong

Gabriola Skirt#1: Waistband and Yokes#2: Assembling the Skirt Panels, #3: Attaching All Pieces#4: Sewing Center Back Zipper#5: Attaching the Waistband#6: Finishing Inside of Waistband#7: Hemming and Back Closure#8 Tips for Adding Lining to the Gabriola Skirt, and Chiffon Chat

 

 


londsdale dress sewaholic pattern sewalong

Lonsdale Dress: #1: Supply List and Schedule#2: Fabric Recommendations#3: My Fabric Choice#4: FBA for a Dartless Bodice and Loads of FBA Links#5: Sewing the Bodice#6: Sewing, Turning and Attaching the Loops#7: Sewing the Bodice Layers Together#8: Optional! Adding Stay Tape#9: Understitching the Bodice#10: Attaching the Waistband#11: Sewing the Pockets#12: Sewing the Skirt#13: Sewing the Skirt to Bodice#14: Sewing the Zipper#15: Hemming

 


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Minoru Jacket: #1: Let’s Get Started!#2: Sewing Sleeves and Topstitching Tips#3: Gathering!#4: Sewing the Hood#5: A Change in the Line-Up and Checking In#6: The Secret Hood Zipper#7: Sewing the Hood to the Collar (Quick Post!)#8: We Finally Get to Pull the Gathers!#9: Front Plackets, Front Zipper#10: All About Cuffs#11: Little Hidden Pockets#12: A Useful Hanging Loop#13: Sewing The Lining#14: Putting it All Together!#15: An Alternative to Slipstitching Cuffs#16: Stitching in the Ditch
#17: The Waistline#18: Hemming, and Then We’re Done!


sewaholic pendrell blouse sewalong

Pendrell Blouse#1 Supply List, Schedule & Sew-Along Badge2: Prewashing your Fabric#3: Measuring and Choosing Your Size4: Shortening the Blouse Length#5: Altering The Hip and Waist,#6: Princess-Seam FBA (Full Bust Adjustment)#7: Cutting Your Fabric8: Bonus Post! Cutting Scalloped-Edge Lace#9: Checking In#10: Underlining The Pendrell Blouse,#10.5: More on Underlining & Basting#11: Sewing! Plus, Finishing Your Edges,12: Constructing and Attaching the Draped Sleeve,#13: Gathering Ruffles#14: Attaching Bias Binding to the Neckline#15: Sewing Side Panels#16: Finishing the Blouse


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Saltspring Dress:  #1: Let’s Kick it Off!#2: Preparing the Bodice#3: Straps!#4: Finishing the Bodice#5: Sewing the Skirt#6: Elastic Waist#7: Let’s Tackle the Zipper!#8: Finishing the Dress#9 How do I line the skirt?#10 FBA Tutorial and Tips

 

 


sewaholic patterns yaletown dress sewalong

Yaletown Dress & Top: #1 Inspiration & Sew-along Schedule#2 Choosing a Size and FAQ#3 FBA and SBA Tutorial and Tips#4 Cutting Your Fabric & Gathering Supplies, #5 Preparing Bodice, Sewing Facing #6 Finishing the Bodice #7 Assembling Skirt or Lower Blouse #8 Assembling Skirt or Lower Blouse #9 Waistline Elastic #10 Sewing and Attaching Sleeves #11 Hemming, Sewing Tie Belt #12 Thread Loops & Securing Neckline.

 


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screen-shot-2016-12-10-at-12-57-32 Doris Dress: Choosing your fabric measuring and cutting, creating the bodice

 

 

 



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Joan Dress: Creating and attaching the collar, kick pleat lining and hem

 

 

 


Tea Dress Sew Over It The Fold Line1940s Tea dress: #1 Getting ready, #2 Gathering supplies and fabric, #3 Measuring yourself and cutting fabric, #4 Assembling the bodice, #5 Constructing the skirt, #6 Making and inserting the sleeves, #7 Conquering the invisible zip, #8 Attaching the facing, #9 Hemming and #10 your makes.

 

 


Sew Over It Betty Dress The Fold Line

Betty DressGetting ready#1 Measuring and cutting#2 Assembling the bodice#3 Sewing the skirt#4 Attaching the bodice to the skirt#5 Inserting the zip#6 Attaching the facing and assembling the shoulders#7 Sewing the hem, and Your Makes.

 

 


Ultimate Trousers Sew Over It The Fold Line

Ultimate Trousers: #1 Gathering supplies, #2 Measuring and cutting, #3 Stitching the darts, #4 Sewing the seams, #5 Getting the right fit, #6 Inserting the zip, #7 Attaching the facing, #8 Hemming your trousers.

 

 


Silk Cami Sew Over It The Fold Line

Silk Cami: Assembling PDF, Getting ready, Gathering supplies, Measuring yourself and prepping the pattern, French seams, Attaching the facing, Joining the straps and hemming.

 

 

 


Pussy Bow Blouse Sew Over It The Fold Line

Pussy Bow Blouse: #1 Getting ready, #2 Measuring and cutting, #3 Tips for sewing finer fabric, #4 The bodice, #5 Bodice and tie version 1, #6 Bodice and tie version 2, #7 Creating the cuffs, #8 Inserting the sleeves, #9 Centre front seam version 1, #10 Hemming.

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The Shift Dress Sew Over It The Fold Line

Ultimate Shift dress: #1 Shift dress neck flounce, #2 Shift dress sleeve frill, #3 Shift dress button loop, #4 Binding an armhole or neckline.

 

 

 

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The Avid Seamtress - The Day Dress Dressmaking pattern - The Fold LineThe Day Dress

 

 

 


The_Raglan_MediumThe Raglan Dress

 

 

 


the-city-trousersThe City Trousers

 

 

 


The Avid Seamstress dressmaking pattern - The gathered dress - The Fold Line

The Gathered Dress

 

 

 


The-Avid-Seamstress-The-Sheath-Dress-Dressmaking-Pattern-The-Fold-LineThe Sheath Dress

 

 

 

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screen-shot-2016-12-10-at-13-05-42Fairfield Shirt

 

 

 


screen-shot-2016-12-10-at-13-06-50Strathcona Tee

 

 

 


screen-shot-2016-12-10-at-13-06-19Tailored Peacoat

 

 


Thread Theory camas blouseCamas blouse

 

 

 


Thread Theory Comox trunksComox Trunks

 

 

 


Thread Theory sweater

Finlayson sweater

 

 

 


Thread Theory pants

Jedediah pants

 

 

 


Thread theory trousers

Jutland pants

 

 

 

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martha-sewing-pattern-2Martha Dress

 

 


screen-shot-2016-12-10-at-13-12-30 Marigold Jumpsuit

 

 

 

 


mathide tilly and the buttons sewalongMatilde Blouse: #1 Assembling the pattern, #2 picking your size, #3 prepare you fabric, #4 cut out and mark your fabric, #5 understanding pattern markings, #3 apply interfacing, #4 stay stitch the neckline, #5 sew beautiful tucks,  #6 stitch the bust darts, #7 join the bodice, #8 sew french seams, #9 neckline facing, #10 back opening and hem, #11 buttons and buttonholes, #12 attach the sleeves, #13 attach the cuff.

 


miette tilly and the buttons sewalong

Miette Skirt: #1 choose size and cut fabric, #2 sew pockets, #3 join skirt, #4 waistband,  #5 attach waistband, #6 hemming

 

 

 


fifi sewalong tilly and buttonsFifi: #1 fabric choices, #2 bust adjustment, #3 sewing the cup into the bodice

 

 

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coco sewalong tilly and the buttons

Coco Top & Dress: #1 design your Coco, #2 where to buy knit fabric,  #3 choose size and adjust pattern, #4 how to cut knit fabric, #5 stabilise you seams, #6 sew neckline, #7 sleeves and side seams, #8 finish the sleeves and sew the hem#9 add pockets, #10 contrast yoke variation, #11 short sleeve variation

 

 


Arielle sewalong tilly and the buttons

 Arielle: #1 fitting the skirt, #2 attaching the lining, #3 finish with a bias binding, #4 one step buttonholes 

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francoise sewalong tilly and the buttons

 Francoise: #1 make a toile, #2 bust adjustment, #3 fitting, #4 stay stitch, #5 sew darts, #6 sleeveless yoke and armhole, #7 raglan sleeve, #8 neckline and collar, #9 zip, #10 hem

 

 


bettine sewalong tilly and the buttons

 Bettine: #1 fabric ideas, #2 sizing, #3 finishing seams, #4 sewing in jersey

 

 

 


orla sewalong tilly and the buttonsOrla: #1 fabric and supplies, #2 fitting part 1, #3 fitting part 2, #4 cutting fabric, #5 darts, #5 zip, #6 making the collar, #7 neckline facing and side seams#8 sleeves, #9 hem

 

 

 

 

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HUDSONPANT_HERO_IMAGEHudson pants

 

 

 


SUTTONBLOUSE_HERO_IMAGESutton blouse

 

 

 


southport_dress_hero_image_full_scaleSouthport dress

 

 

 


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Mini Hudson

 

 

 


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Mini Southport